I am putting myself to the fullest possible use, which is all I think that any conscious entity can ever hope to do.
The offices of Metal Hurlant: photos from the early 80s
1. Writer/director Alejandro Jodorowskwy, journalist Philippe Manœuvre, writer and Hurlant co-founder Jean-Pierre Dionnet, and writer/editor/game designer Pierre Rosenthal
2. 3. Two great shots of Jean-Pierre Dionnet, looking like Crumb’s identical twin.
4. Hurlant co-founder and cartoonist, Philippe Druillet, best known for his Lone Sloane series.
5. Hugo Pratt, legendary cartoonist and creator of Corto Maltese
6. Paul Gillon, cartoonist and illustrator of the Lost in Time series, written by Jean-Claude Forest
7. Yves Chaland, creator of the popular Freddy Lombard series, prolific cartoonist, and colorist(notably coloring the initial chapters of Moebius & Jodorowsky’s The Incal)
8. Chaland’s work-in-progress artwork
9. Olivia Clavel, cartoonist and co-founder of the Bazooka Groupe
10. Pascal Guichard and(I think?) Isabelle Morin, editing an issue.
Chinua Achebe photographed by Eliot Elisofon. 1959
Here’s an interesting article by Raoul J. Granqvist about the meanings behind these portraits.